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#Debt

# debt - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper

There are 2,800 home loans and 375 buy-to-let loans included in the portfolio.

# debt - Friday 20 September, 2019

High Court writes off over €6 million in debt owed by retired garda and his wife

A lump sum of over €40,000 from family members will go towards the funding of the arrangements.

# debt - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Italy plunged into crisis as Prime Minister resigns after collapse of coalition with far-right

Giuseppe Conte’s resignation came under pressure from Matteo Salvini’s anti-immigrant League party, which has been soaring in opinion polls.

# debt - Thursday 4 July, 2019

'The chances of a recession in Ireland are 100%', says NTMA

Ireland has paid €60 billion interest on its national debt over the last 10 years.

# debt - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'History will judge this': Experts see little change in bank culture after scandals and protests

People who are working every day with customers in arrears say lenders are still refusing to cooperate in any significant way.

# debt - Friday 11 January, 2019

'It's your job to call the vulture funds out': High Court Master pens letter to Micheál Martin

Edmund Honohan urged the Fianna Fáil leader to support a piece of legislation he wrote that is currently before the Dáil.

# debt - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Government says it's owed €475 million in social welfare overpayments

Minister Regina Doherty said a number of measures are taken to try to recover the monies owed.

# debt - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Irish Cancer Society calls on HSE to stop referring patients' debt to collection agencies

The Irish Cancer Society is today publishing advice for patients on how best to deal with the charges.

# debt - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'95% stay in their own homes': Number of insolvency cases has risen by 60%

The Insolvency Service of Ireland has welcomed the rise in people seeking help.

# debt - Monday 1 October, 2018

HSE spent €600,000 last year on debt collectors to chase patients for unpaid bills

The Irish Cancer Society recently called for the government to abolish inpatient charges for cancer patients in the forthcoming Budget.

# debt - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients

The Irish Cancer Society has called for the abolition of inpatient fees in the next Budget.

# debt - Monday 20 August, 2018

Examiner appointed to Bradley's Pharmacy Group

The firm is around €24 million in debt.

# debt - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school

Average back-to-school costs have risen at all levels since last year.

# debt - Monday 30 July, 2018

Parents turning to moneylenders to cope with back-to-school costs

More than one-third of parents in Ireland say they are debt due to these costs.

# debt - Friday 22 June, 2018

Eight years and three bailouts later, Greece's debt crisis is finally over

Greece’s economy has stabilised after being in turmoil for many years.

# debt - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Storm Emma caused higher levels of mortgage arrears as customers missed in-branch payments

The number of accounts in arrears over 720 days has fallen but these cases still account for 41% of all accounts in arrears.

# debt - Friday 15 June, 2018

Irish economy is growing substantially but Brexit 'poses major threat'

High levels of household and public debt are also concerning, the Central Bank has said.

# debt - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge Lily Allen admitted that she's currently in over €1.1 million worth of debt Lily Allen

Lily Allen admitted that she's currently in over €1.1 million worth of debt

The singer says her perceived wealth is used to delegitimise her anger about Grenfell.

# debt - Friday 23 March, 2018

Police officer who strangled wife texted her to make it look like he didn't know she was dead

Darren McKie killed his wife after she found out he had applied for loans in her name.

# debt - Monday 15 January, 2018

Minister 'confident' school building projects not in jeopardy after construction firm collapse

The Department of Education said school buildings in question are approximately 90% complete.

# debt - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Ireland gets approval for early repayment of €5.5 billion in bailout loans

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has this will save Ireland €150 million over the remaining life of the loans.

# debt - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Poll: Should Ireland have a separate court to deal with mortgage arrears cases? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have a separate court to deal with mortgage arrears cases?

Ten percent of home mortgage accounts in this country are in arrears.

# debt - Friday 17 November, 2017

'I'm not going anywhere': Lay litigants in uphill battle against banks and vulture funds

There are calls for the Legal Aid Board to relax its merits test so more families in debt can access professional representation.

# debt - Friday 22 September, 2017

Poll: Do you expect to have a mortgage paid off before you retire? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you expect to have a mortgage paid off before you retire?

A new poll suggests that nearly half of Irish people expect to still be paying off a property loan when they reach retirement age.

# debt - Friday 8 September, 2017

# debt - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Ireland to repay €5.5 billion of bailout loans early to IMF, Denmark & Sweden

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says IMF chief Christine Lagarde has approved the deal.

# debt - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'I couldn’t imagine being able to afford loans of €20,000 for my degree'

Students in the UK are graduating with loans of £57,000, Labour says the same can’t happen here.

# debt - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Irish soldiers 'depend on loan sharks and welfare payments' to support their families

Family members gathered outside barracks all across the country today to highlight pay issues.

# debt - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'The correction': Should the government forgive some of Ireland's mortgage debt?

'The correction': Should the government forgive some of Ireland's mortgage debt?

Iceland forgave a portion of mortgage holders’ debts in 2014.

# debt - Friday 27 January, 2017

Remember the developers who 'exited Nama'? Most paid less than half their debts

51 out of 505 debtors that exited Nama paid 10% or less of their debts.

# debt - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?

Fine Gael has been on Twitter and Facebook, promoting a set of claims about its role in the fall of mortgages in arrears. Do they check out?

# debt - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Boy, 14, jailed after being caught with 22 packets of cocaine and 9 packets of heroin

The judge said during his hearing, “It certainly comes across to me that he is a dealer.”

# debt - Monday 25 July, 2016

Ireland's local authorities are over €4 billion in debt

Minister Simon Coveney says he doesn’t believe that any of the loans are unsustainable.

# debt - Friday 13 May, 2016

One of the country's top golf courses, Druids Glen, has gone into examinership

Druids Glen says despite the court proceedings it will be a case of “business as usual” at the course.

# debt - Monday 9 May, 2016

Irish households are the third most indebted in the EU

The Central Bank says this ranking is in spite of a significant decline in the ratio of household debt to disposable income.

# debt - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Vulture funds pick and peck and they're not finished yet

The vultures arrived in Ireland after the crisis when they realised there was a lot of property up for grabs at knock down prices, writes Michael Byrne.

# debt - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Many people in mortgage arrears are contemplating suicide

A new survey explores the impact debt has on people’s mental health.

# debt - Friday 18 March, 2016

'We need to talk about the reality of debt'

Debt is scary – sometimes scary to face and always scary to hide from, writes Stephen Curtis.

# debt - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From The42 'To only owe €9m on a €39m stadium, that’s an unbelievable position to be in' Planning

'To only owe €9m on a €39m stadium, that’s an unbelievable position to be in'

Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald believes the province has always been open to change.

# debt - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'I'd love to help a struggling tenant, but if I did I'd be homeless myself'

“Landlords answer to banks. We’re still paying the price for austerity.”

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